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Lawyer’s trial to resume in May

April 6, 2017 | By More
Lawyer’s trial to resume in May

The trial of Christchurch lawyer Steven Welch Rollo has been adjourned part-heard to be continued at further sessions before a visiting judge in May.

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Man stabbed dog who attacked him

April 5, 2017 | By More
Man stabbed dog who attacked him

A man who stabbed a dog that had leapt out of a car and bit him, has been ordered to pay the veterinarian’s bill for the emergency operation the dog needed.

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Two jailed for Ashburton manslaughter

April 5, 2017 | By More
Two jailed for Ashburton manslaughter

A man and woman convicted by a jury of the manslaughter of  “AJ” Arran Gairns at Ashburton have both been jailed for three years seven months.

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$22,000 fines for unauthorised earthworks

April 4, 2017 | By More
$22,000 fines for unauthorised earthworks

A Kaiapoi business owner and his companies have been fined $22,000 and ordered to apply for restrospective resource consents on three properties for unauthorised earthworks.

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Trial begins on 60-year-old abuse allegations

April 3, 2017 | By More
Trial begins on 60-year-old abuse allegations

A 77-year-old man has gone on trial on sex abuse charges dating back as far as the 1950s.

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Rifle shown during civil dispute

April 3, 2017 | By More
Rifle shown during civil dispute

“Repossession” of a disputed car came to a rapid halt when a woman opened a bag and showed that it contained a cut-down rifle.

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Custody remand after Hornby shooting

March 31, 2017 | By More
Custody remand after Hornby shooting

Bail was opposed for a Hornby man charged after a man was found shot in the leg with a shotgun overnight in Christchurch.

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Neighbourhood clash brings jail time

March 31, 2017 | By More
Neighbourhood clash brings jail time

A neighbourhood clash between a man with former gang connections and a foreign couple has led to confrontation, court appearances, and jail time.

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Guilty verdicts in Taylor murder trial

March 30, 2017 | By More
Guilty verdicts in Taylor murder trial

A High Court jury has found Troy Kevin Taylor guilty of the murder and assault of 14-month old Ihaka Paora Braxton Stokes in July 2015.

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Repeat armed robber faces long jail term

March 29, 2017 | By More
Repeat armed robber faces long jail term

A man will serve all of a four-and-a-half year jail term for the knife-point robbery of two Christchurch taxi drivers, which probably netted just over $200.

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